Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli World Cup Centuries List

Virat Kohli has done wonders in the world of cricket at a very tender age he has created big records. This right handed Indian batsman made his debut in the one-day cricket in Sri Lanka in August 2008. Kohli’s first ODI ton which was 107 was scored against Sri Lanka at the Eden gardens in Kolkata. In this article you will get some information about Virat Kohli world cup centuries. If you are interested in T20 betting then you must be aware of the records made by Virat Kohli. So let’s get started.

Virat Kohli centuries in world cup

If you have ever wondered ‘how many centuries of virat kohli in world cup’ then here is your answer. Till now, he has hit five centuries in the ODI World Cup. Out of 50 ODI centuries, five have come in Cricket World Cups. Three out of those hundred came at the 2023 world cup after he scored triple figures against South Africa, Bangladesh and now New Zealand. He also has the highest runs in the T20 world cup.

Virat Kohli world cup centuries list

Let’s take a look at the five World Cup centuries in Kohli’s record-breaking ODI world cup career.

2023South Africa101125Kolkata
2023New Zealand117113Mumbai

Virat Kohli total centuries in world cup

2011 v Bangladesh, 100* from 83 deliveries

Kohli scored his maiden Cricket World Cup hundred on unfamiliar ground as the then 22-year-old in partnership with opener Virender Sehwag took Bangladesh’s scalp. Like his partner, Kohli also played equally well as he scored eight fours and two huge sixes in a brilliant knock and contributed 100 runs in 83 balls.

2015 v Pakistan, 107 from 126 deliveries

Four years later, Kohli repeated the same as he completed three figures for the second time at a World Cup. This century came against arch-rival India. Kohli scored eight fours to give India a good start and had good company from Raina (74) and Dhawan (73) to help India cross the 300 mark for the loss of seven wickets.

2023 v Bangladesh, 103* from 97 deliveries

It was Kohli’s first world cup hundred while chasing a target and it was designed beautifully well to make sure that he scored his hundred as well as took his side home with one massive six over deep mid-wicket. Kohli remained not out at the end of the match and his innings included six fours and four gigantic sixes. He has his name on the list of most sixes in T20 World Cup.

2023 v South Africa, 101* from 125 deliveries

Kohli equalled the record for the most ODI centuries when he scored his latest on the day of his 35th birthday, and once again, he put up a strong performance against South Africa’s menacing bowling attack. Kohli received good support from Shreyas Iyer(77)in the middle overs and always felt more a class above as India notched yet another victory to end at the top of the group stages. He managed to make 101 runs off 125 balls.

2023 v New Zealand, Mumbai (117 from 113 deliveries)

The Wankhede stadium was the venue where Sachin Tendulkar achieved many of his milestones for India and it was the same venue where Kohli went past his record. Virat Kohli scored a superb century, inclusive of nine fours and two sixes, and perfectly in sync with a batting display that took the hosts to 397 for 4 against New Zealand in the semi-final.

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How many centuries has Virat Kohli scored in the World Cup?

Virat Kohli has scored a total of 5 centuries in the World Cup till now.

What is the highest score of Virat Kohli in the World Cup?

The highest score of Virat Kohli in the World Cup is 117 against New Zealand in 2023.

How many  centuries has Virat Kohli scored in the 2023 World Cup?

Virat Kohli has scored 3 centuries in the 2023 World Cup.

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